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Getting Started in Zipline Tutorial

New to Zipline? Learn navigation basics and tips for submitting your first application with this brand new online tutorial.


Contact hsdinfo@uw.edu if you experience accessibility issues with our webpages, forms or Zipline system because of visual impairment or mobility challenges.
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Welcome to Zipline, the electronic IRB submission system. Click the above button to register for the first time or log in.

In order to access Zipline, you must have a UW NetID. Click here to see how to get a sponsored UW NetID. For example, if you are affiliated with Seattle Children’s, and are requesting that the UW IRB review your study, you will need a sponsored UW NetID. For additional assistance with your UW NetID or password, contact UW IT at help@uw.edu, or 206-221-5000.

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Zipline Online Help Library

Training materials when you need them, geared towards your role in Zipline.

Researcher Guide– Submit new studies and more
Zipline Basics–  Get oriented quickly
FAQs– Get your questions answered
Want to know it all? – Start at the Zipline Library home page

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Zipline Campus Training Site

Test out Zipline before submitting a live application.

Learn more about accessing the Zipline Campus Training Site.

Note that Zipline may be unavailable due to maintenance during these times:

  • 1 – 3 am every Saturday
  • 3:30 – 9:30 pm every third Saturday of the month